Brescia alumnae at Homecoming

Homecoming

Join us this year for a virtual
Homecoming celebration!

 
We know that Homecoming will not be the same.
Rather than coming home to Brescia, we hope you will join us
to connect and celebrate from your home.

 Brescia has chosen to celebrate its Virtual Homecoming October 13-18
and we are excited to share the full schedule.

Spread the word and we look forward to celebrating with you in October.

Tuesday, October 13th
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'Welcome to Homecoming 2020' Video

  • Hear from Alumnae Association President, Chris Patrick, as she welcomes you to Homecoming 2020 - a week of virtual & interactive celebrations

Interactive Online Cooking Class

  • Join us for a cooking class direct from our new food labs at 6:00 p.m.
  • Virtually interact with guest chef and alumna Emily Richards ’96 as she teaches you how to prepare Goat Cheese and Pear Bites in Phyllo Pastry and Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi with Butter Sage Sauce
  • Hosted by alumna and Chair of Brescia’s School of Food & Nutritional Science, Paula Dworatzek ’88

WATCH THE LIVE EVENT

RECIPES & SHOPPING LIST

Wednesday, October 14th
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Brescia Trivia Contest

  • How well do you know Brescia?
  • Put it to the test and submit your trivia answers for a chance to win one of two Brescia Swag Packages!
  • Trivia questions will be released here and on social media on October 14th
  • Entry deadline is Saturday October 17th

ENTER TRIVIA CONTEST

Brescia Colouring Contest

  • Take some time to celebrate Brescia by bringing some colour to Ursuline Hall
  • Pictures will be judged in 4 categories (alumnae, children/grandchildren of alumnae, staff & faculty and current students)
  • Submit your colouring page for a chance to win a prize - two winners per category!
  • Colouring page will be posted here and on social media on October 14th
  • Entry deadline is Saturday October 17th

GET YOUR COLOURING PAGE

SUBMIT COLOURING PAGE ENTRY

Thursday, October 15th
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Get Connected to your Fellow Alumnae!

  • Sense of community has always been important at Brescia
  • Pick up the phone, send an email or connect on social media with an old classmate, roommate or faculty member from your time at Brescia
  • If everyone reaches out to just one person, imagine the connections and Brescia memories that can come alive today
Friday, October 16th
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Reunion Celebrations

  • We are sad to not host those celebrating milestone reunions in person this year
  • Today we share a slideshow honouring graduates from our reunion classes (0's and 5's)
Saturday, October 17th
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Women's Leadership Panel

  • Hear from 2020 alumnae award winners, Mandi Fields ’95 and Elizabeth Sarma ’10, and Brescia Chancellor, Canadian author and activist, Maude Barlow
  • Moderated by Vice-Principal & Academic Dean, Dr. Lauretta Frederking
  • This event begins at 10:00 a.m.

WATCH PANEL ON FACEBOOK

REGISTER FOR EVENT

*Pre-registration is required for this event as a link to our online Zoom platform is necessary to join. If you did not pre-register, we welcome you to watch the live event on Facebook.

Sunday, October 18th
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Homecoming Mass

  • Mass will be held in person on campus in the Brescia Chapel at 12:00 p.m. (social distancing protocols will be in place)
  • The Mass will also be available via Facebook Live

VIEW MASS LIVE

The Blessing of The Brescia Centennial Portraiture

  • The blessing will take place at 2:30 p.m. via Facebook Live
  • In 2019, throughout Brescia’s Centennial Celebrations, the University and extended community collaboratively created The Brescia Centennial Portraiture – a visual representation of Brescia’s inspirational history, empowering present and bold future
  • Join us to officially welcome and bless the Brescia Centennial Portraiture, which will proudly hang on Brescia’s wall into our next century and inspire the next generation of women leaders

VIEW BLESSING LIVE

Contact us if you have any questions or want to help plan an online class reunion.